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Addressing Data Challenges With Supply Chain Visibility

Supply Chain Brain

Because global modern supply chains are incredibly complex, involving a vast network of manufacturing and logistics personnel, even simple mistakes can result in lengthy delays

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Listening to the Voice of the Warehouse Worker –5 Factors Impacting Employee Attraction and Retention

Logistics Viewpoints

As a pioneer in warehouse technology and the development of solutions that empower warehouse workers, Lucas Systems recently commissioned a research study and developed the first Voice of the Warehouse Worker Insights.

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Streamline Your Logistics Operations with Sreenivas Vemulapalli

The Logistics of Logistics

Sreenivas Vemulapalli and Joe Lynch discuss how to streamline your logistics operations. Sreeni is Associate Vice President at Emtec Digital , a global technology services company that provides digital software engineering and transformation solutions to clients across multiple industries.

Small Freight Agency? Find Your Partner

Trinity Logistics

We often will hear from a Freight Agency on how their business has become stagnant while partnered with either small or start-up brokerages. This could be for several reasons. For one, no business will grow unless the main driving force – which is YOU – is 100 percent committed to its success.

5 Unexpected Ways to Control Supply Chain Costs in 2023

Speaker: Todd Simms and Andy Johnson

Join industry experts Todd Simms and Andy Johnson as they break down five budget line items that ballooned out of control in 2022 and strategies to control them in 2023.

5 Ways to Ensure Your KPIs Work for You

Logistics Bureau

We get lots of questions about Key Performance Indicators. Which Supply Chain KPIs? How many Supply Chain KPIs? Here are 5 key tips for your KPIs. Related articles on this topic have appeared throughout our website, check them out: 3 Practical Metrics for Supplier Performance Evaluation.

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Why Master Data Management Is the Crux of Supply Chain Resilience

Supply Chain Brain

To help safeguard their supply chains against future unpredictable events, organizations can implement a master data management (MDM) strategy as a foundation for strong risk mitigation during times of crisis

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What Freight Carrier is Right for Your Business?


Learn about four of the most defining features of freight carriers that can determine which service is best for your products and customers. Contact us today

Get beyond gross revenue/cost to what really matters in trucking

Overdrive Online

We all gawked earlier this year at fuel-pump pictures shared to social media that showed high costs to fill our tractors’ big tanks. Yet continuing shock over gross cost begs bigger questions for owners about what really matters: profit. Overdrive Extra

The Post-Pandemic Supply Chain with Peter Tirschwell

The Logistics of Logistics

Peter Tirschwell and Joe Lynch discuss the post-pandemic supply chain.

Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

Advantages of a Phoenix Fulfillment Center

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Need to reach customers in the Southwest and West Coast? Consider a Phoenix fulfillment center.

A Supply Chain Executive Asks: Is Supply Chain Technology Making a Difference?

Talking Logistics

Kevin O’Meara, Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain at Shaw Industries, posted the following question on Twitter last Friday: “Have the billions of dollars invested in supply chain technology really made a significant difference in the outcomes?

Tips to prepare for Brake Safety Week 2022

Fleet Owner

This week, Aug. 21-27, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will inspect vehicles across the continent. Bendix shares what to expect and how to prepare. Equipment

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REPOST: Understanding Uber Freight with Raj Subbiah

The Logistics of Logistics

Raj Subbiah and Joe Lynch discuss understanding Uber Freight. Raj is Head of Product for Uber Freight , a logistics platform built on the power of Uber with the goal to reshape global logistics and deliver reliability, flexibility and transparency for shippers and carriers. About Raj Subbiah.

5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

Rapidly plunging Rhine remains supply chain problem

Supply Chain and Logistics

Low water levels in the Rhine River severely impact barge and shipping traffic. The Rhine is one of the most important inland shipping routes in Europe.

How to Max Out Your Peak Season Parcel Performance

Talking Logistics

With the explosion of e-commerce during the pandemic that turned online shopping into the new normal, parcel is no longer the overlooked mode of transportation management.

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Qualcomm’s Answer to the Chip Shortage and Digital Transformation Strategy

Logistics Viewpoints

In May, I attended the Kinaxis Kinexions event in San Diego, CA. At the conference, I was fortunate to see a presentation from Brent Wilson, Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain at Qualcomm.

Now is not the time to pull back on driver recruiting, retention

Fleet Owner

Pulling resources from recruiting—and especially from retention programs—isn’t a path to a healthier, more stable organization. In fact, the opposite is true. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

6 Ways Video Telematics Improves Driver Safety

An in-cab dash cam video system can help fleet operators significantly reduce risky driving, costly legal judgments, and insurance costs. Download the eBook and learn 6 ways to improve driver safety by using dash cams on your trucks.

Six Challenges to US Logistics

Supply Chain and Logistics

I received a nice writeup from Kyle Krug, representing Legacy Supply Chain Systems, listing six important challenges shippers face today. Legacy is a 3PL helping customers with their logistics for nearly 40 years. They have been trying to help their … Continue reading → Logistics Supply Chains 3PLs challenges covid customer service disruptions innovation Software supply chains

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Heartland Express gets CFI assets, Mexico logistics operation

Commercial Carrier Journal

At the close of the transaction, Heartland Express will be the eighth largest truckload fleet and third largest irregular route, asset-based truckload carrier in the U.S. Business

Walmart’s Supply Chain Woes

Logistics Viewpoints

On August 15 th , Walmart had a call with financial analysts to discuss their second quarter earnings. Walmart has about $1.5 billion in inventory “that if we could just wave a magic wand, we’d make it go away today,” said chief financial officer (CFO) John David Rainey.

Trailer demand strong, but supply expectations lowered

Fleet Owner

ACT Research has reduced its trailer production forecasts for 2023 and 2024 as order boards fill and the chances of a recession rise. Used truck sales fell slightly, but prices stayed flat.

Gain a Competitive Edge: The Importance of a Supplier Diversity Program

Speaker: Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence at Insight Sourcing Group, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs, and how you can gain unique competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

Shipping must have ‘well-to-wake’ emissions standards, says WSC

Supply Chain and Logistics

The World Shipping Council wants the maritime industry to use a ‘well-to-wake’ measure for ships’ emissions, rather than a simple CO2 measure at the stack. It’s a good point. Ocean shipping firms will do only as much as is required. … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Sustainability emissions emissions measurement imo2020 sustainability WCS

Pre- and post-trip inspection myths debunked: Trucking Law

Overdrive Online

Owner-operators know how important inspections are, but much of the conventional wisdom around inspections is more fiction than fact, which in some cases can lead to OOS violations. Here Overdrive's Trucking Law video series sets the record straight. Trucking Law

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Phoenix Acquires Hydrogen Fuel Cell Manufacturing Line from Altergy

NGT News

Phoenix Motor Inc., a manufacturer of all-electric, medium-duty vehicles, has acquired hydrogen fuel cell manufacturing assets, including an automated, robotic fuel cell assembly line, from Altergy Systems.

Dealer opens first public commercial vehicle charging station in Michigan

Fleet Owner

The International dealer West Michigan International in Kalamazoo opened the electric vehicle charging station for trucks up to Class 8. Emissions & Efficiency

Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

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Supply Chain and Logistics

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Port of Los Angeles Enjoying Record Year: Backlog gone and imports up 3.5%

Logistics Management

Port of Los Angeles enjoying record year with terminals that “have capacity” despite 3.5% jump in imports.

'Wild Child' 379 lives up to its name

Overdrive Online

The 379 features old-school flames on the hood, down the side of the truck and on the rear fenders, along with a custom grille and numerous other custom touches that play into the truck's "Wild Child" persona. Custom Rigs